Like so many whose families hail from Louisiana, we also have a Texas contingency. My grandfather was a Texan and I have many cousins there as well. I’m sure there are many places that take Independence Day as seriously as Texans do but I don’t know if any of them serve as tasty a barbecue. Continue reading
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4th of July in Texas
Filed under Culture, free events and lagniappe, Local Cuisine, parade
Saints in the Playoffs at the Dome!
The Saints have a name for for the fans that attend the games at the Superdome – the Twelfth Man. Like all fans, we cheer on our team when they do well and encourage them when they need it. What makes us the Twelfth Man, the extra player on the field, is our volume. We play defense, drowning out all attempts by the opposing team to communicate in the huddle and at the line of scrimmage. Just like the team brings a little extra enthusiasm to each playoff game driving them closer to the Super Bowl, so did the Twelfth Man. Continue reading
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